peppy

adjective
pep·​py | \ˈpe-pē \
peppier; peppiest

Definition of peppy 

: full of pep

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Other Words from peppy

peppiness noun

Examples of peppy in a Sentence

At 75 years old, he is as peppy as ever. a group of peppy cheerleaders The song was a peppy little dance number.
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Up until 1995, most of her modeling jobs required the peppy, smiley spirit favored by teen magazines—a tough image to navigate while still a teenager in suburban New Jersey. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "An Iconic Delia’s Model Remembers the Brand’s ’90s Heyday," 5 Nov. 2018 All three cards support peppy Class 10 speeds, with the 64GB and 128GB versions rated as UHS-3 and the 256GB at UHS-1. Ian Paul, PCWorld, "Boost your storage with Samsung's superb EVO Select microSD cards at all-time low prices," 30 Oct. 2018 That peppy lead single swerves and snaps with falsetto word-salad and an earworm riff, and the video shows Longstreth surrounded by tropical birds bopping to the beat. Zoë Madonna, BostonGlobe.com, "Rays of light from Dirty Projectors on ‘Lamp-Lit Prose’," 11 July 2018 The turbo engine provides peppy performance that’s unusual in a small crossover. star-telegram, "VW’s second-generation Tiguan crossover starts at $24,595, has room for up to seven," 23 June 2018 But shares of marijuana companies that have much to gain from the change aren’t as peppy. Lucinda Shen, Fortune, "Canada Is Set to Legalize Recreational Weed Today. Here's Why Marijuana Stock Investors Aren't Cheering," 7 June 2018 The net's peppy cult favorite Younger had only premiered a year earlier. refinery29.com, "American Woman Review: Kyle Richards’ 70s Romp Is TV’s Breeziest New Show," 7 June 2018 The pacing goes from slow and deliberate to upbeat and peppy. Dewayne Bevil, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Review: Ruminations - Fringe 2018," 14 May 2018 The class of ten is led by a peppy college student, Nina, whose eyes match the water. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, "Algren Award runner-up: "Fluid Mechanics" by Mabel Yu," 2 June 2018

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First Known Use of peppy

1914, in the meaning defined above

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peppy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of peppy

: full of energy or enthusiasm

: able to move fast

peppy

adjective
pep·​py | \ˈpe-pē \
peppier; peppiest

Kids Definition of peppy

: full of brisk energy or liveliness

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